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Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist





The Accounts Receivable & Billing Specialist has the primary responsibility of managing all aspects of customer billings that are assigned to him/her. He or she is an organized, efficient and highly motivated individual with a passion for extreme accuracy. He or she is also resourceful and possesses a high degree of integrity. The Accounts Receivable & Billing Specialist is focused on getting the job done right, the first time. Our ideal candidate comes with 3+ years Accounts Receivable or Billing experience in the Health care industry.

Essential Functions

  • Manages full customer billing life cycle, from invoice creation to payment receipt.
  • Receives and processes incoming customer payments with extreme focus on accuracy.
  • Manages the status of customer accounts and balances and identifies inconsistencies.
  • Updates accounts receivable database with new accounts or missed payments.
  • Prepares thorough reports on billing activity with clear and reliable data.
  • Verifies discrepancies and resolves customer billing issues and short payments.
  • Records and posts payments (cash, check, credit card and ACH transactions) to customer accounts in a timely, accurate manner.
  • Serves as primary contact for customers seeking assistance with payments or billing discrepancies.
  • Maintains and updates customer records in appropriate software.
  • Prepares credit memos and billing adjustments.
  • Reconciles customer accounts to outstanding customer balance.
  • Processes billable activity from organizations billing platform within required time frame.
  • Manages Billing inbox and Client inquiries.
  • Performs monthly revenue analysis and reporting.
  • Works closely with Fiscal team to ensure Client needs are met.
  • Prepares monthly revenue proof reports for the month end close.


  • Deep knowledge and understanding of billing software and collections procedures.
  • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, V-Lookups, etc)
  • Team player with a willingness to get to know their colleagues
  • Character of integrity and dependability
  • Above average organization skills with a keen ability to prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive and resourceful
  • Possesses a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, and being able to switch gears seamlessly
  • Attention to accuracy and detail

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee must be able to carry a 15 to 20 pound load
  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.


This position requires minimal travel.

Required Education and Experience:

  • 3+ Years Billing and/or Accounts Receivable experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related degree preferred but not required???
  • Solomon (Microsoft Dynamics) experience preferred, not required